LAHORE, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan distributed Health Insaaf Cards among the deserving people in Lahore on Saturday, and reiterated his resolve to transform Pakistan into a great nation on the pattern of State of Madinah.
While addressing the Sehat Insaaf Cards Distribution Ceremony, the prime minister said that the government is taking steps to move towards the welfare model of the state and our priority is to uplift the weakest segments of society.
Imran Khan said that for the first time in history, duties on import of health-related equipment have been removed, which he added, that bring revolutionary changes in the healthcare system of Pakistan.
While referring to current inflation in the country, he said that the contributing reasons are currency depreciation and account deficits due to policies of previous governments.
The prime minister said that an inquiry is being held to ascertain the reasons for the increase in the price of sugar. He said that elements involved in profiteering and hoarding of flour and sugar will be taken to task.
Earlier Prime Minister Imran Khan separately met the Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar and the Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, and discussed the overall situation of the province including development projects.
The prime minister also visited the Safe City Authority Lahore, wherein he was briefed about the security measures taken for security in Lahore and Global Portal.
PM @ImranKhanPTI inaugurated the Police Khidmat Markaz Global today. The portal designed by PITB in collaboration with Punjab Police facilitates 8.8 million strong Pakistani expats in securing police related documents. Chairman PITB, @azfarmanzoor was also present. pic.twitter.com/LuUkXB8Vx8
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